Portland Five Star award winner


Ilyse Ball

principal broker, i realty team
Oregon First
2106 NE MLK Blvd
Portland, OR 97212
Office: 503.481.4009

Prior to entering real estate in 2005, Ilyse worked in the financial services industry for nearly ten years as a marketing and product manager for mutual funds, managed accounts and other brokerage/bank products. The project management, marketing, negotiation and relationship management skills she honed during that period helped her to quickly excel as a broker and today she is one of the top brokers in the Portland area. She has earned a Five-Star Agent Award every year since the inception of the program, was the #9 agent at RE/MAX Equity Group in 2019 and has been named a Top 100 Producer in Portland. Ilyse believes in giving back to her community and is always involved with one or more philanthropic organizations. She currently serves on the FolkTime Board of Directors—a non-profit dedicated to connecting individuals with sharedexperience of living with mental illness through peer support and community-based activities. 

Ilyse is licensed in both Oregon and Washington.


Five Star Professional conducts market-specific research throughout the U.S. to identify service professionals who demonstrate professional excellence and provide quality services to their clients. The Five Star Real Estate Agent program is the largest and most widely published award program for real estate agents in North America, covering more than 40 major markets. Five Star award winners do not pay a fee to be included in the research or on the final list of award winners.

The Five Star Professional research team contacted thousands of recent homebuyers, consumers and industry leaders to identify Portland-area real estate agents who stand out in their industry and community.

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